What form does the radiation that is used to treat cancer take?

1 Answer
May 5, 2017

Any high energy radiation is used for the purpose, but it depends on the type of cancer under the question.


There are various types of Radiations used to treat cancer, which include the following:

  1. X-rays
  2. Gamma rays
  3. Charged particles
  4. In some cases radioactive Iodine is injected in body for treatment (special cases)

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